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Men's Magazines: 1970s and Beyond
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favorite 28
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Playboy Spain
Topics: Playboy Spain, Playboy Magazine
Cash Box Magazine
collection
2,779
ITEMS
656,081
VIEWS
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Cash Box was a weekly magazine dedicated to the music and jukebox industries published from July 1942 to November 1996. An alternative to Billboard Magazine, Cash Box included regional chart data, hit songs by city, radio station, and record sales, popularity by jukebox, and charts by genre including country and R&B music. Initially, Cash Box listed songs with artist and label information, alphabetized by label, making it easier to track the impact of specific labels on the music scene. It...
Topic: Cash Box
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605?; Ambrosini, Bartolommeo, 1588-1657, ed
texts
eye 5,098
favorite 19
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statement of responsibility: Bartholomævs Ambrosinvs ... opvs concinnauit ... Sumptibus M.A. Bernie
Topics: Snakes, Dragons
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The Pulp Magazine Archive
texts
eye 5,345
favorite 17
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Topics: coupon, send, sex, chicago, hair, carroll, mail, color, skin, pay postman, mail coupon, purchase...
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Firearm Manuals
collection
2,230
ITEMS
945,631
VIEWS
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A collection of manuals and instructions related to firearms, handheld weapons, and other related products. Includes scanned manuals, flyers, walkthroughs, and advertising.
Popular Mechanics
collection
108
ITEMS
724,125
VIEWS
collection
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Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular technology. First published January 11, 1902, by H. H. Windsor, it has been owned since 1958 by the Hearst Corporation. There are nine international editions, including a now-defunct Latin American version that had been published for decades, and a newer South African edition. Popular Mechanics features regular sections on automotive, home, outdoors, science, and technology topics. A recurring column is "Jay Leno's Garage" featuring...
Ace Comics Collection
collection
206
ITEMS
161,005
VIEWS
collection
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Ace Comics was the banner under which pulp magazine publisher Aaron A. Wyn and his wife Rose Wyn produced comic books between 1940 and the end of 1956. The Wyns had been publishing pulp fiction under the Periodical House and Magazine Publishers names since 1928. Like many comic book publishers of the day, Ace Comics earlier series included costumed superheroes, although as trends in the comic book market changed by the 1950s the focus shifted more to other genres, such as crime, horror,...
Crime Must Pay the Penalty! (Ace Comics)
collection
13
ITEMS
11,219
VIEWS
collection
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Ace Comics was the banner under which pulp magazine publisher Aaron A. Wyn and his wife Rose Wyn produced comic books between 1940 and the end of 1956. The Wyns had been publishing pulp fiction under the Periodical House and Magazine Publishers names since 1928. Like many comic book publishers of the day, Ace Comics earlier series included costumed superheroes, although as trends in the comic book market changed by the 1950s the focus shifted more to other genres, such as crime, horror,...
Web of Mystery Comics
collection
28
ITEMS
32,777
VIEWS
collection
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Ace Comics was the banner under which pulp magazine publisher Aaron A. Wyn and his wife Rose Wyn produced comic books between 1940 and the end of 1956. The Wyns had been publishing pulp fiction under the Periodical House and Magazine Publishers names since 1928. Like many comic book publishers of the day, Ace Comics earlier series included costumed superheroes, although as trends in the comic book market changed by the 1950s the focus shifted more to other genres, such as crime, horror,...
Forbidden Worlds
collection
220
ITEMS
2,672
VIEWS
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Forbidden Worlds was a 52 page comic with the initial subtitle "Exploring the supernatural!", debuted in October 1951. The comic was replaced by Young Heroes from February until October 1955, when it reappeared with #35 and the altered subtitle "Stories of strange adventure". #101 saw a price raise from 10 cents to 12 cents. From #108 on, it became sporadically two monthly instead of strictly monthly. #114 and #116 were special issues called Forbidden Worlds presents Herbie,...
Topics: Forbidden Worlds, comic books, comics
Classic Comics
collection
562
ITEMS
45,089
VIEWS
collection
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Donated collection of classic comic books
Topic: comic books
The Pulp Magazine Archive
texts
eye 837
favorite 2
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Monster Madness 003 (1973) (c2c) (Mal32-Gambit-ArtNet-DCP)
Topics: bloch, monster, creature, phibes, werewolf, lasalle, horror, duraclean, wendigo, blacula, high...
Internet Arcade
collection
1,748
ITEMS
114.3M
VIEWS
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The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.   The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale...
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
by Naval Education and Training Command
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favorite 4
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This manual is intended to serve as an aid for men who are seeking to acquire the theoretical knowledge and the operational skills required of candidates for advancement to Illustrator Draftsman First Class or Chief Illustrator Draftsman. Introduction 1 Administration 5 Cartooning 14 Screen Process 44 Color 65 Visual Presentations 81 Typography and Layout 99 APPENDIX I. Glossary 136 INDEX 150
Topics: NAVPERS, illustration, cartooning, graphic design
Letterform Archive
by Ross F. George
texts
eye 2,482
favorite 34
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A high-resolution sampler of alphabets and book covers by Ross F. George, inventor of the Speedball pen and principal author of the Speedball textbooks.  From the collection of Letterform Archive . To schedule a visit, please click here . 
Topics: hand lettering, calligraphy, lettering, textbook, art, design
Catalogs Collection
collection
13,830
ITEMS
5.3M
VIEWS
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The Internet Archive Catalogs collection is a growing assembly of various catalogs.
Meccano Magazine
collection
650
ITEMS
557,388
VIEWS
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Meccano Magazine was an English monthly hobby magazine published by Meccano Ltd between 1916 and 1963, and by other publishers between 1963 and 1981. The magazine was initially created for Meccano builders, but it soon became a general hobby magazine aimed at "boys of all ages". It remained in circulation for over sixty years. The magazine was launched by Frank Hornby, the inventor of Meccano, as a bi-monthly publication in 1916 in the United States as "Meccano Engineer",...
Sponsor Magazine
collection
206
ITEMS
139,789
VIEWS
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Sponsor was a magazine for radio and TV advertising buyers and commercial broadcast stations. It published from November of 1946 to December of 1964. It began as a monthly, and then went bimonthly in 1950. It went weekly from October of 1956. Norman R. Glenn (born Norman R. Goldman), founding editor and publisher of Sponsor and Marketing and Media Decisions, was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois on September 3, 1909. Mr. Glenn enrolled in the University of Chicago as a Liberal Arts major in...
Muzik Magazine
collection
99
ITEMS
156,885
VIEWS
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Muzik was a UK dance music magazine published by IPC Media from June 1995 to August 2003. Muzik was created by two former Melody Maker journalists, Push and Ben Turner. Push was the editor of Muzik from its launch until he left the magazine in 1998, at which point Turner took over as editor. The title was subsequently edited by Conor McNicholas, who went on to edit NME. Aimed at serious dance music fans rather than weekend clubbers, Muzik's writers included a number of well-known DJs, including...
Smash Hits Magazine
collection
234
ITEMS
143,240
VIEWS
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Smash Hits was a pop music magazine aimed at teenagers and young adults, featuring lyrics, photographs, interviews and news related to celebrity music acts in the UK (Later offshoots arrived in the US and Australia). After an initial test issue, the magazine started publishing in 1979, switching to a fortnightly schedule after three issues, and finally closing up in 2006. Starting in 2008, Brian McCloskey began a project called Like Punk Never Happened, providing scanned and described issues of...
Vintage Men's Magazines
collection
3,650
ITEMS
6.3M
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of Male-oriented vintage newspapers and magazines.
Vintage Men's Magazines
texts
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favorite 23
comment 0
National Screw v01n01 (1976 11) (DOM)
Topics: screw, national, gaines, punk, rock, beer, dope, continued, nevada, national screw, punk rock, york...
The Magazine Rack
collection
170,484
ITEMS
89.5M
VIEWS
collection
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The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
Sponsor Magazine
texts
eye 626
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: radio, network, programing, sponsor, media, cbs, nbc, advertising, mgr, agency, network programing,...
Vintage Men's Magazines
texts
eye 2,106
favorite 11
comment 0
Ace v04n03 (1960 10)
Topics: brad, larry, stan, traveling, salesman, anita, truman, whitehall, illustrated, sir francis,...
Topic: Sign painting
Community Texts
by Bill Nolan
texts
eye 4,644
favorite 15
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Bill Nolan (1894-1956) is one of the most important figures in early American animation. He is the inventor of the "rubber hose" style , which remains popular to this day. His most prominent achievement was the redesign of Felix the Cat, which gave the character his instantly recognizable round shape. After Felix, Nolan directed a new series of Krazy Kat cartoons in 1925; four years later he joined Walter Lantz's studio and supervised the post-Disney Oswald the Lucky Rabbit series,...
Topics: Cartoons, Cartooning, Animation, Drawing, Bill Nolan
Community Texts
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favorite 2
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Cartooning for Profit series, Section One, Lessons 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5
Topics: cartoon, cartoons, cartooning, Cartooning for Profit
Scientific American (1845-1909)
collection
2,870
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
collection
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Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is a popular science magazine. It is notable for its long history of presenting science monthly to an educated but not necessarily scientific public, through its careful attention to the clarity of its text as well as the quality of its specially commissioned color graphics. Many famous scientists, including Einstein, have contributed articles in the past 167 years. It is the oldest continuously published monthly magazine in America. Scientific...
The Crittenden Automotive Library
collection
1,427
ITEMS
346,460
VIEWS
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The Crittenden Automotive Library was started in 2006 as a collection of automotive information including various forms of media (audio, video, and text) at CarsAndRacingStuff.com It is a large collection of information relating to not only cars, trucks, and motorcycles, but also the roads they drive on, the races they compete in, cultural works based on them, government regulation of them, and the people who design, build, and drive them. We are dedicated to the preservation and free...
Topics: automotive, cars, racing, crash investigations
PeriscopeFilm
collection
3,233
ITEMS
1.2M
VIEWS
collection
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Periscope Film LLC's archive is one of the largest military film collections in private hands. It includes rare training, combat, recruiting and history films made by the U.S. Government from 1914 through the mid-1980s. Subjects include the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines, Air Force, and civilian aviation, and conflicts from the Spanish-American War through WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Periscope Film also maintains the premiere library of WWII and Cold War U.S. Navy submarine films. Nearly...
Topics: military, veterans, world war I, world war II
Skywald Comics
collection
74
ITEMS
112,965
VIEWS
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Skywald Publications was a 1970s publisher of black-and-white comics magazines, primarily the horror anthologies Nightmare, Psycho, and Scream. It also published a small line of comic books and other magazines. Skywald's first publication was Nightmare #1 (Dec. 1970). The company lasted through the end of 1974 or early 1975, with Psycho #24 (March 1975) its final publication. Nightmare published 23 issues and Scream put out 11 issues. The company name is a combination of those of its founders,...
Comic Books and Graphic Novels
collection
36,721
ITEMS
15.7M
VIEWS
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Collections of Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Topic: comics
Webcomic Universe
collection
5,211
ITEMS
2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 2M
A collection of comics from Ace Comics
Topics: comics, comic books
Mad Magazine
collection
0
ITEMS
6,203
VIEWS
collection
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From Wikipedia : Mad is an American humor magazine founded by editor Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines in 1952. Launched as a comic book before it became a magazine, it was widely imitated and influential, impacting not only satirical media but the entire cultural landscape of the 20th century, with editor Al Feldstein increasing readership to more than 2,000,000 during its 1970s circulation peak. The last surviving title from the notorious and critically acclaimed EC Comics line,...
Topics: mad magazine, harvey kurtzman, ec comics, al jaffee
Warren Publishing Archive
collection
368
ITEMS
915,707
VIEWS
collection
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Warren Publishing was an American magazine company founded by James Warren, who published his first magazines in 1957 and continued in the business for decades. Magazines published by Warren include After Hours, Creepy, Eerie, Famous Monsters of Filmland, Help!, and Vampirella. Initially based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the company relocated by 1965 to New York City, New York. Begun by James Warren, Warren Publishing's initial publications were the horror-fantasy-science fiction movie...
Miscellaneous Warren Publishing Magazines
collection
9
ITEMS
42,189
VIEWS
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This collection consists of issues of Warren Publishing magazines that were either one-shot issues (not part of a series) or parts of series that are far from complete in this archive.
1984 Magazine (Warren Publishing)
collection
9
ITEMS
42,373
VIEWS
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1984 was a black and white science-fiction comic magazine published by Warren Publishing from 1978 to 1983. 1984 was edited by Bill Dubay. The title of the magazine was changed to 1994 starting with issue 11 in February, 1980 based on a request by the estate of George Orwell. The magazine ceased publication with issue 29 in February, 1983 due to the bankruptcy of Warren Publishing. Artists who contributed stories to 1984/1994 included Alex Niño, Richard Corben, Jose Gonzalez, Jose Ortiz, Frank...
American Libraries
collection
3,094,910
ITEMS
1.8B
VIEWS
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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft , Yahoo! , The Sloan Foundation , and others.
Teenage Love Stories (Warren Publishing)
collection
3
ITEMS
8,032
VIEWS
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Warren Publishing was an American magazine company founded by James Warren, who published his first magazines in 1957 and continued in the business for decades. Magazines published by Warren include After Hours, Creepy, Eerie, Famous Monsters of Filmland, Help!, and Vampirella. Initially based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the company moved by 1965 to New York City.
Tattoo Magazines
collection
193
ITEMS
161,140
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of magazines and periodicals about tattoos, tattoo-related lifestyles, and design.
Educational Films
collection
4,242
ITEMS
4.5M
VIEWS
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This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners;...
Topics: educational, 16mm Film
Ephemeral Films
collection
11,232
ITEMS
15.9M
VIEWS
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Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks. In addition to these classic collections, you may view guidance films from the post-World War II British government, drive-in movie intermission ads, and videos documenting the history of San Francisco from 1906 to the early 21st Century. Many of these films are available for free...
Popular Mechanics
texts
eye 11,971
favorite 3
comment 0
Popular Mechanics ~ 1938
Topic: Popular Mechanics
ugly1975 Favorites
collection
58
ITEMS
1
VIEWS
collection
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ugly1975 Favorites
Topic: favorites
The Pulp Magazine Archive
collection
13,336
ITEMS
7.3M
VIEWS
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Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps"), also collectively known as pulp fiction, refers to inexpensive fiction magazines published from 1896 through the 1950s. The typical pulp magazine was seven inches wide by ten inches high, half an inch thick, and 128 pages long. Pulps were printed on cheap paper with ragged, untrimmed edges. The name pulp comes from the cheap wood pulp paper on which the magazines were printed. Magazines printed on better paper were called...
Catalogs Collection
texts
eye 465
favorite 4
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This is a catalogue of printing presses, type, and other printing material sold by J. Cook and Company in Meriden, CT. 1877. This digital edition was scanned by Stephen O. Saxe from his copy, with additional image preparation by Dr. David M. MacMillan. This catalogue shows several presses which are more commonly associated with other companies, so some notes are in order. Stephen O. Saxe explains the history of the Cook company: "James Cook was part-owner of a block of buildings in...
Feature Films
by George A. Hirliman
movies
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favorite 349
comment 37
Considered THE archetypal sensationalized anti-drug movie, but it's really an exploitation film made to capitalize on the hot taboo subject of marijuana use. Like many exploitation films of the time, "Reefer Madness" tried to make a quick buck off of a forbidden subject while skirting the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930. The Code forbade the portrayal of immoral acts like drug use. ( The illegal drug traffic must not be portrayed in such a way as to stimulate curiosity...
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Topics: exploitation, cult, pdmovies
Feature Films
movies
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favorite 65
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US government propaganda film made during WWII touting the virtues of hemp. The film was aimed at farmers at a time when the miltary was facing a shortage of hemp, it shows how hemp is grown and processed into rope and other products. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topics: propaganda, government film, pdmovies
Crazy Magazine
collection
1
ITEMS
116,387
VIEWS
collection
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Crazy Magazine was an illustrated satire and humor magazine, and was published by Marvel Comics from 1973 to 1983 for a total of 94 regular issues (and two "Super Specials", Summer 1975, 1980). It was preceded by a standard-size comic book titled Crazy, consisting of reprints from Not Brand Echh, which lasted three issues. Many comic book artists and writers contributed to the effort in the early years. These included Stan Lee, Will Eisner, Vaughn Bodé, Frank Kelly Freas, Harvey...
The Library of Congress
by Ohnimus, John G
texts
eye 3,818
favorite 34
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"Letter to painters" signed: "Ohnimus."
Topic: Sign painting
Chemist and Druggist
collection
6,967
ITEMS
2.4M
VIEWS
collection
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
by Gerard Arthus
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This is a collection containing digital versions of manuals, advertising documents, and images of Sears Products.
Topics: COL-001, garthus, garthus1, sears, roebuck, manuals, catalogs
Canadian Tobacco Stamps
collection
28
ITEMS
8,621
VIEWS
collection
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AN INTRODUCTION I began collecting stamps some seventy-five years ago (like all kids) keeping anything, eventually graduating to Canadian Postage, then to Canadian Revenue plus Tobacco, and finally (about fifty years ago) exclusively specializing in Canadian Tobacco stamps. The files originally were kept on a Radio Shack TSR-80 with 5¼ inch floppy discs, then later copied onto that amazing new hard drive using “filePro” (from New Jersey). They were subsequently copied into “Multimate”,...
Winterthur Museum Library
by A. Coulter & Co. (Chicago, Ill.)
texts
eye 1,197
favorite 20
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Topics: Dry-goods--Catalogs, Mail-order business--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Dry-goods.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Lyon Brothers (Chicago, Ill.)
texts
eye 1,527
favorite 29
comment 0
Topics: General stores--Illinois--Chicago, Fireworks--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Fireworks,...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Robert H. Ingersoll & Bro. (New York, N.Y.)
texts
eye 6,613
favorite 35
comment 0
Topics: Mail-order business--Catalogs, Bicycles--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs, Cameras--Catalogs,...